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In order to accomplish an old
promise, to discuss some political topics which otherwise will be missing in
our course, and even to fulfill some students’ anxiety (or boredom!), I’d like
to propose a final online task to my pupils of 1º de bachillerato.
This work should be considered as
an optional one. Its quality or merits won’t have any other effect but
increasing your marks, concretely up to 1’5 points in the global assessment of
the third term. (FYI: This is a maximum, for the best works; an average work
would add from +0’5 up to +1 points.)
The deadline is June 3rd.
The task is about the short novel
Animal Farm, by George Orwell. Animal Farm makes easy, enjoyable and
interesting reading, and you won't regret doing it. Instead of a conventional
written work, I’ve thought of a rather long questionnaire followed by a set of
questions to be answered shortly or –more commonly- extensively.
There are a lot of editions of
this famous novel; to standardize some of your answers or your quotations, it
is important to use (or at least to refer your quotes to) the same edition, so
let’s accept the following –in 60 pages- as our reference edition: